Clin Research Coordinator I - Childhood Cancer Research (CCCR) BiorepositoryTeam

Req ID: 17607

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

The goal of the Childhood Center for Cancer Research (CCCR) Registry and Repository is to collect and store patient data from medical records and specimens including tumor biopsy specimens, blood samples, skin samples, fibroblast lines, saliva samples, buccal samples, bone marrow and/or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) to facilitate future research.

The Clinical Research Coordinator I (CRC I) will be a member of the Center for Childhood Cancer Research (CCCR) Biorepository Team and will be responsible for the identification and consenting of patients for participation in the CCCR Registry and Biorepository. This individual will be the primary point of contact for study participants and will be in regular contact with patients’ families and medical team. These recruitment related duties will require an individual with great attention to detail for properly identifying applicable patients. We are seeking an individual with healthy communication and networking skills to coordinate efforts amongst various departments in the institution.

The CRC I will also be responsible for the data entry and follow up procedures for participants who’ve consented to the study. In addition to these responsibilities, the CRC I will be cross trained on all aspects of specimen procurement and processing within the lab setting and will share in these efforts when needed; I.E. when covering for another team member who is out or in the event of an influx of samples.

Job Responsibilities

The CRC I is expected to perform all CRC Core responsibilities (as applicable):

  • Adhere to an IRB approved protocol
  • Participate in the informed consent process of study subjects
  • Support the safety of clinical research patients/research participants
  • Coordinate  protocol related research procedures, study visits, and follow-up care
  • Screen, recruit and enroll patients/research participants
  • Maintain study source documents
  • Report adverse events
  • Understand  good clinical practice (GCP) and regulatory compliance
  • Educate subjects and family on protocol, study intervention, etc.
  • Comply with Institutional policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and guidelines
  • Must comply with federal, state, and sponsor policies.


Also may be responsible for any of the following:

  • Manage essential regulatory documents
  • Register study on
  • Complete case report forms (paper & electronic data capture) and address queries
  • Submit documents to regulatory authorities (e.g. IRB, FDA, etc.) and/or review/monitoring boards (ie,  DSMB, independent safety officer)
  • Facilitate pre-study, site qualification,  study initiation, and monitoring visits
  • Facilitate study close out activities
  • Coordinate research/project team  meetings
  • Collect, process and ship laboratory specimens
  • Schedule subject visits and procedures
  • Retain records/archive documents after study close out                                                                                                                                                               

Required Education and Experience

Required Education::  AA/AAS in a related field

Required Experience:  3+ year(s) relevant clinical research experience

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

The desired applicant for this position should possess a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Biology, or a related field. Experience working in clinical research and consenting patients is preferable. Experience working in a lab is also a plus, but not mandatory.

Additional Technical Requirements

Requires effective writing and communication, work as part of a team, ability to multitask

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia
Full time
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, US